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Do i need convert generated key (ssh-keygen RSA PRIVATE KEY ) to another format in Bitbucket ?

In pipeline i got this error -


(umask 077 ; echo $PREPROD_SSH_KEY | base64 --decode > ~/.ssh/id_rsa)base64: invalid input

variable $PREPROD_SSH_KEY contains RSA PRIVATE KEY in format


key body


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In that way i dont have access to private key , but i need it either.

problem solved, i created new key with these options :

ssh-keygen -t rsa -b 4096 -N  -f bitbucket_key2021


call from bitbucket-pipelines.yml

- (umask 077 ; echo $STAGE_SSH_KEY | base64 --decode > ~/.ssh/id_rsa)

- chmod 400 ~/.ssh/id_rsa

- export SSHPASS=$(~/.ssh/id_rsa)

- sshpass -e ssh -o stricthostkeychecking=no $USER@$REMOTE_IP "echo Ok"

What are you trying to do? Create a key to be used with Pipelines?


Did you do this in the UI? 


(I'm not great with Pipelines but been using it all day, figured I'd ask...)

I have created keys in different ways -

ssh-keygen -t rsa -b 4096 -m pem -C

or convert my previous key

openssl pkcs8 -topk8 -v2 des3 -in ./my_key -out ./encrypted_my_key

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